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ACC releases June 2020 resin production and sales statistics

August 13/2020

MOSCOW (MRC) -- U.S. production of major plastic resins totaled 7.5 billion pounds during June 2020, an increase of 0.7 percent compared to the same month in 2019, according to statistics released by the American Chemistry Council (ACC).

Year-to-date production was 44.9 billion pounds, a 2.8 percent increase as compared to the same period in 2019.

Sales and captive (internal) use of major plastic resins totaled 8.0 billion pounds during June 2020, an increase of 11.5 percent from the same month one year earlier. Year-to-date sales and captive use was 45.7 billion pounds, a 3.9 percent increase as compared to the same period in 2019.

As MRC informed earlier, Russia's output of chemical products rose in June 2020 by 2.6% year on year. However, production of basic chemicals increased year on year by 4.9% in the first six months of 2020. According to the Federal State Statistics Service of the Russian Federation, polymers in primary form accounted for the greatest increase in the output in January-June. Production of benzene was 106,000 tonnes in June 2020, compared to 110,000 tonnes a month earlier. Overall output of this product reached 721,000 tonnes over the stated period, up by 3.9% year on year.


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Author:Anna Larionova
Tags:World, North America, CIS, petroleum products, petrochemistry.
Category:General News
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